Raw sewage can discharge from the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) at Tynemouth. If you want to know when your surf spot is polluted in real time, sign up to SAS’s Sewage Alert Service at www.sas.org.uk/sewage-alert-service/ and receive a free text when the CSO discharges raw sewage.
The Sewage Alert Service covers over 200 beaches around England and Wales. The CSO at Tynemouth is at North Point Pumping Station. SAS are working with Northumbrian Water to ensure you know when there’s a raw sewage spill at Tynemouth. Diffuse pollution can also impact the water quality at Tynemouth. For more information on Tynemouth you can also look at: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/static/documents/bwprofiles/BW_05000_Tynemouth_Long_Sands_North.pdf
Entry to The Winter Session has closed for this season. The task remains of picking a pair of winners for February, then sorting through all the edits in search of an overall victor.
Three months of non stop storms ended abruptly in Les Landes on Thursday.
Skeleton Bay providing the implausibly long tunnels for which it is known.